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About Us
YEU - Youth for Exchange and Understanding
Established in 1995 with the aim to foster closer co-operation and better understanding among the young people of the world.  

Ever since, YEU Cyprus strives to encourage young people to become active members of our society on a local, national and European level and empowers the voice of young people through Structured Dialogue aiming at policy making under the Erasmus+ and other programmes.  

YEU Cyprus organizes and delivers Training Courses, Youth Exchanges and European Solidarity Corps projects for its members on different thematics, using non-formal education tools with a focus on youth development, awareness raising and capacity building.

Our Values & Mission

Active Citizenship

  • Provide the space for exchange of information, experiences and ideas
  • Give young people the opportunity to become social actors on a local and global level

Human Rights

  • Advocate for human rights and mental health education
  • Promote close cooperation and better understanding among young people 


  • Empower and engage young people to create the change they want to see in our societies and the world
  • Nurture sustainability and peace building

Cultural Exchange

  • Endorse cultural heritage
  • Foster intercultural education
  • Tackle racism, xenophobia and radicalisation 

Awareness & Inclusion

  • Establish synergies for awareness raising
  • Advocate youth rights through a bottom-up approach and raise the voice of the youth in society

Fun Learning

  • Offer educational opportunities through non formal education and experiential learning

Our Stakeholders